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Posts made in October, 2015

CIMS training

Posted on Oct 30, 2015

CIMS training

An important event in this month was the meeting organized by Caritas Asia in Bangkok, event which had as its main objective a better understanding and ability to implement the Management Standards of Caritas Internationalis. They’re based on existing good practice and accepted global principles within the humanitarian and international development community, and safeguard our professional competence and efficacy in serving our neighbors. As always, it was a very...

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Six months after the Nepal Earthquake

Posted on Oct 29, 2015

Six months after the Nepal Earthquake

Six months ago, two devastating earthquakes hit Nepal, causing widespread destruction, affecting more than 8 million people. In response to the natural disaster, Caritas Nepal, together with the global Caritas network, has been working tirelessly with families and communities as they recover and rebuild from this devastating event. Fr Pius Perumana, Director of Caritas Nepal, provides an update on the response. What has Caritas done in the past six...

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The “Good Samaritan” project

Posted on Oct 6, 2015

The “Good Samaritan” project

The project aims to meet the needs of lonely and elderly people, as disadvantaged families too. The aid goes from food, to clothes, to medicines, to building materials to repair houses in critical condition, and to supply heating. In most situations, the first help is to make the people aware that they are not alone in facing difficulties. Just as the parable of the Good Samaritan tells: “he took...

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“Our Common Home” project

Posted on Oct 6, 2015

“Our Common Home” project

The project “Our Common Home” is intended to counter the “throwaway culture” through initiatives able to spread awareness that with small daily gestures we can improve the quality of our lives and the lives of our fellow citizens. Lessons in schools, distribution of information materials, creation of points for differentiated waste collection, cooperation with organizations that are committed to the care of the environment, organization of events aimed at...

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Returnees from Belgium

Posted on Oct 6, 2015

Returnees from Belgium

Caritas Almaty is local partner for Caritas Belgium in supporting the return and reintegration of Kazakhistan nationals from Belgium in their country of origin. The returnees obtain reintegration support through the reintegration project, in order to start a new life in their country of origin. The reintegration services proposed by Caritas Almaty include: Basic assistance upon the arrival of the returnee, such as emergency housing if requested; Support for...

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